A Comic Explaining What Consent Does and Doesn’t Look Like

A Comic Explaining What Consent Does and Doesn’t Look Like

Consent is sexy, and that’s not just some throwaway catchphrase.
No, Triggers Aren't BS: Here's How They Work (and How to Avoid Triggering People)

No, Triggers Aren't BS: Here's How They Work (and How to Avoid Triggering People)

In many ways, being triggered is similar to mourning.
The author, Alexis, smiling for the camera in a black top and a baby pink motorcycle jakcet

Trauma Survivors Often Forget Important Details of Their Assaults. Here's Why

We can develop dissociative amnesia as a way of protecting ourselves.
Woman Staring

How to Stick to Commitments to Yourself When You're Tired and Stressed Out

Resolutions and promises for a fresh start sound great... until real life gets in the way.
The 3 Little Words That'll Turn Even The Worst Situation Into a Good Memory

The 3 Little Words That'll Turn Even The Worst Situation Into a Good Memory

What to say when you've ruined your car's engine block.
Worried Woman

3 Calming Questions to Ask Yourself When You're Feeling Worried or Anxious

We may think we feel safer when we’re anxious, but it’s just an illusion.
Screw the Scale: Why I Think the Term "Weight Loss" Needs to Die

Screw the Scale: Why I Think the Term "Weight Loss" Needs to Die

"Weight isn't a direct reflection of someone’s health and fitness levels."
Drinking Away Post-Workout Pain: Dumb and Dangerous or Backed by Science?

Drinking Away Post-Workout Pain: Dumb and Dangerous or Backed by Science?

There IS some evidence that booze seems to lessen pain...
12 Super-Achievable Ways to Unplug More This Year
Exactly What It Feels Like When You're Trying to Stick to a Resolution
Plus-Size Model Recreates Gigi Hadid Ad
20 GIFs That Perfectly Describe Going for Your First Run in a Long Time
I Worked Out in a Menstrual Disc, Then Threw All My Tampons Away

I Worked Out in a Menstrual Disc, Then Threw All My Tampons Away

It even stood up to the burpee-and-box-jump test.
17 GIFs That Capture What It's Really Like to Quit Smoking

17 GIFs That Capture What It's Really Like to Quit Smoking

Sometimes No. 9 feels like the most unfair part of it all.
Romy and Michele Spinning

The 21 Stages of Spin Class, in GIFs

Couldn’t they have made the seat softer?
How to Actually Make Friends at the Gym

How to Actually Make Friends at the Gym

Like that girl’s leggings? Tell her!
13 GIFs That Capture Your Crazy Workout Enthusiasm in the New Year

13 GIFs That Capture Your Crazy Workout Enthusiasm in the New Year

Set myself up for disappointment? Me? Never.
How Your Home Could Be Making It Harder to Lose Weight

How Your Home Could Be Making It Harder to Lose Weight

You don’t get bonus points for having heroic amounts of willpower.
A woman meditating

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

Maturity begins when drama and dissatisfaction ends.
New Year's Eve drinking

What an Expensive Hangover Cure Taught Me About Drinking

I'm not exactly proud of overdoing it, but since I did...
5 Totally Doable Time-Management Strategies to Accomplish Your Goals

5 Totally Doable Time-Management Strategies to Accomplish Your Goals

When life gets hectic, don't give up on your dreams—get organized.
Why Pooping in Public Sucks So Much (and How to Make It Less, Uh, Sh*tty)

Why Pooping in Public Sucks So Much (and How to Make It Less, Uh, Sh*tty)

Anxiety about bathroom trips can make going difficult.
I Will Never Look Like Kate Bosworth in “Blue Crush”

I Will Never Look Like Kate Bosworth in “Blue Crush”

If Kate Bosworth’s surfer girl body was "real," why couldn't I look like her?
5 Nonfiction Books to Help You Get Your Sh*t Together in 2018

5 Nonfiction Books to Help You Get Your Sh*t Together in 2018

"I’m not gonna lie: This book changed my life."
8 Things to Leave Behind in 2017 (So You Can Have the Best 2018 Ever)

8 Things to Leave Behind in 2017 (So You Can Have the Best 2018 Ever)

Seriously, why do we wear being busy as a badge of honor?

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